Famous Nigerian singer and songwriter, Asake finally release his second album, Work of Art yesterday, May 15th 2023 and by extension was welcomed with mixed reactions.
Asake who is signed to YBNL record label headed by Olamide took to his social media platforms to share his new body of work with utmost excitement.
The album, Work of Art is made is up of fourteen (14) tracks and he featured only Olamide in it. Three songs he had earlier released in the past that include, Yoga, 2:30 and Amapiano are also among the 14tracks.
This comes after Asake released his first studio album, “Mr Money With The Vibe” on September 8th, 2022.
However, The new album by Asake did not sit well with some of his fans and by extension has garnered several criticisms.
Many of his fans who are not Yoruba speakers expressed utmost displeasure as they noted that Asake went so much deep by speaking too much of Yoruba in his lyrics and they added that he won’t go far if he doesn’t stop singing in Yoruba.
See trending tweets and reactions below;
kilebi01: Ah swear down just like olamide, that boss supposed they recognize worldwide maybe even pass burna, wizkid and Davido just that not everyone understands Yoruba and for that some ppl will not be able to vibe with most of his songs. Anyways he’s a good artist but not for everyone!!
timothy_finesse: True because most people won’t relate.
jock_lynz: Your music career can’t be built on just selling vibes. Sometimes you need the lyrics to resonate and atleast 70% of Nigerians won’t understand yoruba.
steadyykush: Full album one beat plus thick yoruba wey Ibadan and lagos boys wey dey suffer dey speak na full this trash album.
richdizzle1: IGBO people are so D**b for real, una think say nah every body go flo*p like una Igbo artist abbi??? Make he Dey use English ehhh us*less set of people. Asake wey don blow global with Yoruba una Dey tell am say make he Dey use English lol y’all Igbo are so full of h**e Sensele*stribe👏.
waterjae: Truth ooh him and seyi vibe if dae continue like this I give them next year everyone will get tired of dere music …..which e don tire .e.
_just_shola: Yo, landlord got nominated for BET, he had a live performance at the jimmy Fallon show : man just got grace like Angelique kidjo , making waves with her language… Y’all are crazy, keep on sayin’ shit and y’all be surprised to see my man LONELY AT THE TOP making waves….A WORK OF ART FOR A REASON : asake💆 specially chosen’.
iloveyoumark_: He will so flop the day he starts singing in English. His mother’s tongue is what blew him and people all over the world still fuck with his music. I for one love Asake